David Gushee

David Gushee

David P. Gushee is senior columnist for faith, politics and culture for Baptist News Global. He is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University.

What Reinhold Niebuhr’s stark realism teaches us about our current racial crisis.

Friday, 21 November 2014 09:43

Thanksgiving Day, 2060

On marriage, covenant and Thanksgiving Day, 2060.

A popular book and movie holds up a broken mirror to how we live now. 

Ten lessons learned in writing this series on LGBT issues.

A rewriting of the substance of Tuesday's column on the interpretation of 1 Corinthians 6:9 and 1 Timothy 1:10, with gratitude to readers for helpful feedback.

What is going on here? Two very different ways Christians today are “seeing” shifting attitudes on the LGBT issue. 

How paradigm shifts (or leaps) in biblical interpretation have often occurred through surprising encounters with God and people. 

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 10:53

Toward covenant: The LGBT issue, part 14

What next? Exploring a covenantal standard for every Christian’s sexual ethics.

Three proposals for thinking about creation, sexual orientation and God’s will.

We turn to the most important texts for the LGBT issue — Genesis 1-2, Matthew 19, Romans 1 — and the most significant theological issue: God’s design for sexuality in creation.

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